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The Sugar Show

I recently attended this presentation by Dr. Lynn Gettleman-Chehab that was sponsored by the Childcare Network of Evanston. Dr. Gettleman-Chehab's talk supports what I tell my clients about the danger of sugar, especially sugary foods. Below is a video of her talk that I think you will find interesting, and maybe even surprising! CNE hosts "The Sugar Show" for local families Did you know most sodas have more than 40 grams of sugar per serving -- the same as 2 full-size chocolate bars? On Wednesday, Aug. 12, CNE hosted a one-hour, free workshop presented by Dr. Lynn Gettleman-Chehab that dug deep into how much added sugar is in the food and drinks we consume, and what we can do to live healthier, more energized lives by seeking out alternatives. Read More

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Kale: It's Not Just Another Pretty Leaf

It is hard to go into a restaurant these days without seeing kale in at least one dish on the menu. It might seem like this dark leafy green arose out of nowhere to achieve “superfood” status. But this hearty, nutrition packed vegetable has been around since Greek and Roman times... Read More

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What's in Your Breakfast?

What do you tend to eat for breakfast? Do you eat the same thing everyday? Or do you skip this meal all together? What does my typical breakfast look like? It may surprise you. It’s not your traditional breakfast fare. Breakfast is such an important meal of the day, but so many people would rather skip it and wait for lunch. Find out why that’s not such a good idea and some simple, but unlikely, breakfasts you could be enjoying! Plus, two of my favorite breakfast recipes with some time saving tips. Read More